MUSS I' DENN ZUM STÄDTELE HINAUS

Latest update on 27/10/2014

Artist: Theodore Pusinelli & Hackert
Author: Heinrich Wagner/Friedrich Silcher
Label: Zonophone
Year: 1901

On clarinet. German folk song from Schwaben, picked up by Elvis during his service years. First verse: trad. Second and third verse added by Tübinger student Heinrich Wagner (1824). Friedrich Silcher first collected it in his songbook Volkslieder für 4 Männerstimmen (1825).

Covers:

1902:

Oskar Wagner [on Brown Wax Cylinder]

1928:

Doppelquartett Des Berliner Lehrergesangvereins

1931:

Comedian Harmonists [see: Guter Mond du gehst so stille]

1953:

Chris Howland [German speaking Englishman; source of Elvis' curiosity]

1960:

Elvis Presley [in film G.I. Blues as Wooden Heart; n°1 UK, B & GER of course]

1961:

Gus Backus [n°2 GER]

1961:

Joe Dowell [n°1 US; grabbing the opportunity left by RCA's reluctance to release it on Elvis as a single]

1961:

Ria Valk [as Afscheid Van Een Soldaat]

1961:

Tino Rossi [as Qu'il est doux]

1962:

Chubby Checker [as Twist Mit Mir]

1965:

Toon Hermans [in his German show]

1965:

Familie Von Trapp [in film The Sound Of Music]

1970s:

John Holt [as Wooden Heart; reggae version]

1974:

Brigitte [as Ons Tentje Aan Het Strand]

1978:

Nana Mouskouri

1980s:

Tom Petty [as Wooden Heart]

1981:

Klaus Doldinger [in film Das Boot]

1990:

Sam Gooris [as Als Ik Zing]

1990:

Nanci Griffith & The Blue Moon Orch. [on lp The Last Temptation Of Elvis]

1995:

Doctor Ammondt [as Cor Ligneum on cd Elvis Songs Sung In Latin]

1997:

Helmut Lotti

2000:

Billy Swan [in the Sun studio]

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